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LinkedIn to launch Chinese-language site

By Tue, Feb 25, 2014 10:06AM UTC 0 Comment

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (AP) — LinkedIn is launching its site in simplified Chinese, the written characters used on the mainland, as it works to expand in the country with the world's largest Internet population....

LinkedIn focuses on growth in Asia with launch of Singapore office

By Wed, Jun 01, 2011 12:00PM UTC 1 Comment

Business social network LinkedIn has signalled its intent to grow its userbase in Asia with the opening of its Asian Pacific headquarters in Singapore. The company, which IPOed at $3.3 billion and recently pass 100 million members, is the de facto business network in Western markets but has seen patchy success in Asia where fellow...

Why did China censor and then unblock LinkedIn?

By Tue, Mar 01, 2011 12:00PM UTC 6 Comments

China’s great firewall (GFW), the commonly reference to the country’s internet censorship policy, is never far from the news but it made new headlines last week when it blocked and the subsequently unblocked business social network LinkedIn two days later. I caught the news Thursday evening and it passed me by without so much as...